The private bank Merck Finck has appointed Martin Deckert as a new member of its executive board. Subject to the approval of the Financial Regulator Bafin, Deckert take over his new role on 1 May 2018. He will be responsible for the operational management, risk and finance departments.
At the same time, Merck Finck announced that the former chief executive officer Joachim Gorny will leave the company on March 31 of this year. He has asked the supervisory board to release him from his duties as a member of the management board. Gorny spent a year and a half as a member of the executive board at Merck Finck. Before that, he was the chief representative and member of the extended management board and member of the executive board.
Deckert has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry and most recently was partner of the consulting firm Skubch & Company in Wiesbaden. In his career, he has been chief operating officer (COO), chief risk officer (CRO) and chief financial officer (CFO) at the board level. Previously, since May 2003, he was initially operational manager Germany and member of the executive board of UBS Germany. Effective January 1, 2008, Deckert was appointed as a further member of the company’s executive board.